Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Ships Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Review system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, assembly procedures, test plans, procedures and data of Commercial Crew Vehicle Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) to ensure approaches are sound, component/material selection is appropriate for the intended usage, and suitable for the proposed application

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, assembly procedures, test plans, procedures and data of Commercial Crew Vehicle Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) to ensure approaches are sound, component/material selection is appropriate for the intended usage, and suitable for the proposed application
  • Evaluate and trend system performance through flight telemetry data
  • Provide recommendations for improvements to system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, test plans, and procedures if disparities/deficiencies are identified
  • Track ECLSS verification and safety action items and schedules
  • Travel as required in support of technical reviews and exchanges
  • Work both independently and in a team environment, and report directly and support System Management
  • Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity
  • Support mission operations and simulations in-person at JSC; support may be outside of normal business hours
  • Provide recommendations for program acceptance of requirements verification, testing, risks and hazards
  • Perform other duties as required


Qualifications

Required:

  • BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited engineering school and 10 years of related experience
  • Advanced degrees may be counted as experience
  • Hands on experience with one or more of the following: fluid systems, pressure vessel/COPVs, valves/solenoids, regulators, fans, commonly used sensors for life support systems (pressure, temperature, CO2/O2, etc.) and their performance signatures, failures/troubleshooting, and monitoring
  • Experience in the design, assembly, testing, certification, and operation of flight hardware
  • Basic knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, testing, and office software
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines
  • Experience with NASA systems engineering including coordinating system requirements verification and validation between multiple organizations


Desired:

  • Console/operations experience at NASA.
  • Familiarity with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures
  • Experience with leak rates, mass flow, chemical analysis and analytics or MATLAB
  • Experience with ECLSS system software and/or familiarity with the review and certification of phase II/III software hazard controls; flight and ground software changes; mission-specific data loads/configuration files


Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Closing Statement

AdTech COVID Vaccine Requirement:

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. Oceaneering joins the federal government in its effort to decrease the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, decrease worker absence, reduce labor costs, and improve the efficiency of work performed for the federal government.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective January 18, 2022, all new Oceaneering employees supporting federal government contracts must be fully vaccinated before their start date, except in the limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. Unless entitled to an accommodation, applicants selected for hire must provide a copy of their COVID vaccination card.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.

 

As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.

 

We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.